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Bohlinger, Adams condemn Walsh’s plagiarism

Bohlinger, Adams condemn Walsh’s plagiarism

HELENA — Sen. John Walsh’s two opponents in the Democratic primary in June were critical of Walsh’s plagiarism of a paper written at the U.S. Army War College.

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5 things to know about today's Democratic U.S. Senate primary

HELENA — Democrats are seeking to hold on to Montana's U.S. Senate seat in one of the most closely watched elections in the nation. Here are five things to know about the Democratic U.S. Senate primary election:

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Walsh faces first test in keeping U.S. Senate seat

Walsh faces first test in keeping U.S. Senate seat

HELENA — U.S. Sen. John Walsh faces his first test in keeping the seat he was appointed to four months ago in Tuesday's primary, with the Republican challenger — widely expected to be U.S. Rep. Steve Daines — waiting in the wings for November's election.

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Majority of Yellowstone County's votes are already in

Majority of Yellowstone County's votes are already in

Election Day isn't until June 3, but Yellowstone County primary races could already be decided by early absentee voters who have submitted nearly three-quarters of the expected turnout.

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U.S. Senate candidates differ on role of money in Montana elections

U.S. Senate candidates differ on role of money in Montana elections

As part of The Billings Gazette’s efforts to inform voters about their Primary Election choices, the newspaper invited all Montana candidates for U.S. Senate and U.S. House to answer a series of questions. The third of four installments is printed today. Previous candidate responses may be v…

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John Bohlinger, U.S. Senate Candidate

John Bohlinger, U.S. Senate Candidate

Former Lt. Gov. John Bohlinger said Friday that he plans to stay in the race for U.S. Senate.

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U.S. Senate candidates differ on public lands philosophy

U.S. Senate candidates differ on public lands philosophy

The Gazette asked: Should federal public lands in Montana remain in U.S. ownership, be sold to private owners or transferred to the state?

May 07, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Adams, Bohlinger take aim at Walsh in Democratic Senate debate

Adams, Bohlinger take aim at Walsh in Democratic Senate debate

GREAT FALLS — In perhaps the only pre-primary election debate among Montana’s three Democratic U.S. Senate candidates, Dirk Adams and John Bohlinger took aim Saturday at Sen. John Walsh, saying he’s tainted by “big money” he’s accepting from industry-related donors.

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U.S. Senate candidates' ideas on national debt

U.S. Senate candidates' ideas on national debt

The Gazette asked: To reduce the national debt over the long term, should Congress reduce spending, increase tax revenues or both?

April 30, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Democrat Bohlinger pushing a 'bold, progressive agenda' in Senate campaign

Democrat Bohlinger pushing a 'bold, progressive agenda' in Senate campaign

Editor’s note: This is the second of a three-part series on the Democratic candidates for U.S. Senate.

April 29, 2014 12:30 am Photos

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Independent Rankin abandons effort in U.S. Senate race

Independent Rankin abandons effort in U.S. Senate race

HELENA — Billings real estate broker Sam Rankin says he’s abandoning his effort to get on the ballot as an Independent in Montana’s U.S. Senate race this year.

April 29, 2014 12:00 am
Dirk Adams says he can get different results from Senate seat

Dirk Adams says he can get different results from Senate seat

Editor’s note: This is the first of a three-part series on the Democratic candidates for U.S. Senate.

April 28, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Even with incumbent, Democratic senate race is anything but locked down

Even with incumbent, Democratic senate race is anything but locked down

HELENA — In Montana’s marquee election this year, the U.S. Senate race, an incumbent is fighting to hold his seat — but with his incumbency less than three months old, it’s almost like a battle for an open seat.

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Baucus casts wide shadow over Montana Senate race

Baucus casts wide shadow over Montana Senate race

HELENA  — Max Baucus' decision not to seek re-election to the Senate after 35 years opened the door for Republicans to pick up one of the six Democratic seats they need to recapture control of the Senate. But his early resignation after being named U.S. ambassador to China may have bolstered…

April 18, 2014 3:06 pm
Bohlinger says if he's elected, he’ll serve just one term in U.S. Senate

Bohlinger says if he's elected, he’ll serve just one term in U.S. Senate

HELENA — Democratic U.S. Senate candidate John Bohlinger is saying now that if he’s elected, he’ll serve just one term — and be more effective because of it.

April 10, 2014 12:27 pm

Guest opinion: Harry Reid shouldn't have meddled in Montana election

Montanans' most fundamental right is at risk: the right to choose who we want to represent us in free and open primary elections.

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Gazette opinion: Contested races challenge voters to be well informed

It’s good to have choices.

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Bohlinger stays in U.S. Senate race

Bohlinger stays in U.S. Senate race

HELENA — Former Lt. Gov. John Bohlinger filed Friday to run for the U.S. Senate, deciding to stay in a race from which he earlier had considered withdrawing.

March 07, 2014 5:18 pm
Bohlinger says he's staying in Senate race

Bohlinger says he's staying in Senate race

HELENA — Former Lt. Gov. John Bohlinger says he will continue his campaign for U.S. Senate a month after saying he would probably drop out.

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Bohlinger will 'probably' end Senate campaign

Bohlinger will 'probably' end Senate campaign

HELENA — Former Lt. Gov. John Bohlinger says he will probably drop out of the U.S. Senate race after his Democratic opponent was appointed to replace Sen. Max Baucus.

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John Bohlinger

John Bohlinger

Former Lt. Gov. John Bohlinger said that if he's elected to the U.S. Senate, he will only serve one term.

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Bohlinger, Adams speak with Democrats; Walsh a no-show

Bohlinger, Adams speak with Democrats; Walsh a no-show

About the only thing U.S. Senate candidates Dirk Adams and John Bohlinger agreed on Tuesday night was that fellow Democrat John Walsh was a no-show for their Billings forum.

January 21, 2014 9:27 pm Photos

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Walsh reprimanded by Army after investigation

Walsh reprimanded by Army after investigation

HELENA — Lieutenant governor and Democratic Senate candidate John Walsh was formally reprimanded by the Army in 2010 for using his position as Montana's adjutant general to solicit National Guard troops to join a private association for which he was seeking a leadership role.

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Bohlinger may end campaign if Walsh appointed

Bohlinger may end campaign if Walsh appointed

MISSOULA — Former Lt. Gov. John Bohlinger says he may end his campaign for the Democratic nomination for U.S. Senate if current Lt. Gov. John Walsh is appointed to serve the rest of Max Baucus' term.

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Guest opinion: Sizing up budget compromise and U.S. senate candidates

In politics timing is everything and that certainly appears to be the case with Lt. Gov. John Walsh and U.S. Rep. Steve Daines.

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Baucus departure throws new wrinkle into Montana U.S. Senate race

HELENA — The news that Sen. Max Baucus may resign his seat to become U.S. ambassador to China could throw a new wrinkle into the 2014 race for his Senate seat, as Democratic Gov. Steve Bullock would appoint Baucus’s successor. Would Bullock appoint his own lieutenant governor, John Walsh, wh…

December 18, 2013 7:33 pm
Bohlinger to lead constitutional initiative effort

Bohlinger to lead constitutional initiative effort

HELENA — Democratic U.S. Senate candidate John Bohlinger said Tuesday he will also use his campaign to lead an effort to add digital privacy protections to the Montana Constitution.

December 10, 2013 3:58 pm
Bohlinger calls for special session on Medicaid, health-plan expansion

Bohlinger calls for special session on Medicaid, health-plan expansion

HELENA — U.S. Senate candidate John Bohlinger stepped into the health-care fray Wednesday, saying Gov. Steve Bullock should call a special session of the Legislature to expand Medicaid to cover 70,000 low-income Montanans without health insurance.

November 20, 2013 5:29 pm
Bullock backs Walsh in Senate Democratic primary

Bullock backs Walsh in Senate Democratic primary

HELENA — Gov. Steve Bullock on Friday endorsed his lieutenant governor, John Walsh, in the contested Democratic primary race for the U.S. Senate in 2014.

November 15, 2013 10:47 am
Bohlinger criticizes senators for endorsing Walsh in primary

Bohlinger criticizes senators for endorsing Walsh in primary

HELENA — Democratic U.S. Senate candidate John Bohlinger rapped Montana’s two sitting U.S. senators and “D.C. insiders” on Monday for their early support of fellow Democrat Lt. Gov. John Walsh, saying they should let Montana voters do the choosing.

November 11, 2013 8:08 pm

Bohlinger runs for Senate

HELENA — Former Lt. Gov. John Bohlinger said Wednesday he decided to run for the U.S. Senate after the receiving considerable support and encouragement from Montanans in the past four months.

November 06, 2013 5:37 pm
Republican congressman announces US Senate bid

Republican congressman announces US Senate bid

BOZEMAN — U.S. Rep. Steve Daines announced Wednesday that he will run for Senate in 2014, giving Montana Republicans a candidate they believe has a strong chance at winning the state's first race for an open Senate seat in decades.

November 06, 2013 12:26 pm
John Bohlinger

John Bohlinger

Former Lt. Gov. John Bohlinger speaks in support of U.S. Sen. Jon Tester at a campaign office in Billings in 2012.

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Former Lt. Gov. John Bohlinger says he’s running for U.S. Senate

Former Lt. Gov. John Bohlinger says he’s running for U.S. Senate

HELENA — Former Lt. Gov. John Bohlinger announced Tuesday night that he’s running for Montana’s open U.S. Senate seat next year, becoming the third Democrat to get in the race.

November 05, 2013 9:49 pm

Veterans need timely access to health care

Montana's families and fighting men and women are war weary. After more than a decade of multiple deployments in Iraq and Afghanistan, the warriors of Montana and the United States are suffering from battle fatigue.

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Walsh jumps into campaign for Senate

Walsh jumps into campaign for Senate

HELENA — Lt. Gov. John Walsh launched his campaign Thursday for the U.S. Senate seat being vacated by Democrat Max Baucus, becoming the first high-profile Democrat to enter the Montana race.

October 03, 2013 9:35 am
Montana’s high-profile Senate race has no high-profile candidate yet

Montana’s high-profile Senate race has no high-profile candidate yet

HELENA — Montanans can expect another high-profile U.S. Senate race next year, but, at this point, the 2014 contest for the seat of retiring U.S. Sen. Max Baucus is still missing something: A high-profile candidate.

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Bohlinger says he would only seek 1 term in Senate

Bohlinger says he would only seek 1 term in Senate

HELENA — Former Lt. Gov. John Bohlinger said Tuesday that he would only seek one term if he decides to run for the U.S. Senate.

August 06, 2013 1:35 pm
Bohlinger looks at Senate run

Bohlinger looks at Senate run

HELENA — Former Lt. Gov. John Bohlinger said Tuesday he is testing the waters whether to run for the open U.S. Senate seat next year as a Democrat or perhaps even as an independent.

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'New' YMCA building has seen much in 60 years

'New' YMCA building has seen much in 60 years

This year the Billings Family YMCA celebrates 60 years in its location at Fourth Avenue North and North 32nd Street.

April 14, 2013 12:15 am Photos

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Gazette opinion: Let’s prevent human trafficking in Montana

Twelve years ago, John Bohlinger, then a state senator from Billings, told his legislative colleagues a shocking story of young Montana women forced into prostitution in our state where low-penalty laws made prosecution of pimps almost impossible.

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Bohlinger, Tester warn of Medicare, Social Security cuts

Bohlinger, Tester warn of Medicare, Social Security cuts

Flanked by seniors holding mock Medicare vouchers, Republican Lt. Gov. John Bohlinger accused U.S. Rep. Denny Rehberg, R-Mont., of undermining medical and Social Security programs important to Montanans.

October 30, 2012 1:49 pm Photos

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John Bohlinger speaks in support of Jon Tester

John Bohlinger speaks in support of Jon Tester

Lt. Gov. John Bohlinger speaks in support of U.S. Sen. Jon Tester at a campaign rally in 2012.

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Betty Beverly

Betty Beverly

Betty Beverly, the president of the Montana Senior Citizens Association, speaks in support of U.S. Sen. Jon Tester during an event at a campaign office in Billings on Tuesday.

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Jon Tester speaks at a campaign office

Jon Tester speaks at a campaign office

U.S. Sen. Jon Tester speaks at a campaign office in Billings on Tuesday.

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Jon Tester speaks

Jon Tester speaks

U.S. Sen. Jon Tester speaks at a campaign office in Billings on Tuesday.

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Jon Tester greets supporters

Jon Tester greets supporters

U.S. Sen. Jon Tester greets supporters at a campaign office in Billings on Tuesday.

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Hill moves legal dispute to federal court

HELENA — The legal dispute over Republican governor candidate Rick Hill’s acceptance of a disputed $500,000 donation moved to federal court Friday.

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Lieutenant governors honor long Montana-Kumamoto relationship

Lieutenant governors honor long Montana-Kumamoto relationship

HELENA — The lieutenant governors of Montana and Kumamato, Japan, on Wednesday marked the 30th anniversary of the sister-state relationship between the two governments.

July 12, 2012 5:00 am Photos

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